Tourism (TOHP)


Campus Location: North York campus


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Program Information

This program provides students with the most important skills required to work in any sector of the tourism industry. The curriculum follows the industry requirements by offering courses in world destinations, selling and customer service, transportation, communication, product knowledge, tour development and management, tourism law, business math, and event management. The students will learn to research, solve problems, be team players, exhibit professionalism and adapt to an ever-changing industry.

Students will become familiar with world tourist destinations and their local laws and customs. They will learn basic reservation and booking procedures for airline, hotel, car, cruise, rail and bus. The students receive training in both major airline reservation systems: APOLLO BY GEMINI (GALILEO) and SABRE.

Students will have an opportunity to further develop practical skills and enrich their industry knowledge by participating in a seven-week-long field placement during their fourth and final semester. With the assistance of a devoted Field Placement Coordinator, students can complete placements in various industry areas to suit their interests.

Completion of the program prepares students to write the Knowledge Exam that is part of the certification requirements to become a Certified Travel Counsellor from CITC. The students are encouraged to become members of the Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors (CITC). This association provides students with the opportunity to participate in seminars and conferences. For more information on becoming a Certified Travel Counsellor, contact CITC at

Educational Path/Degree Opportunities

Co-op or Field Placement

A mandatory field placement is available to Tourism students in the seven weeks of the program’s fourth and final semester.

University Degree Opportunities

Graduates of this program may continue their studies at university and may receive credit for their prior College education. Refer to College/University Agreements at for further information.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates from the program begin their career in the tourism industry in one of many interesting occupations with:

  • tour operators
  • travel agencies
  • airlines
  • hotels and resorts
  • car rental companies
  • cruise and yacht companies


Cost (CAD)

Term 1 $8,115.00
Term 2 $8,115.00
Term 3 $8,115.00
Term 4 $8,115.00
Total $32,460.00
  • Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.
  • Fees do include medical insurance ($275) and ancillary fees ($414.40)


Subject Name



Semester 1
1. Destination Products – Canada TWD1102 3
2. Introduction to Tourism Industry TTP1100 4
3. Land Arrangements TRL1110 3
4. Media and Current Events SSC1000 3
5. Equivalency General Education GEX1000 3
6. College Communications ENG1002 3
7. Computerized Business Applications BUS1106 3
8. Business Records ACC1220 3
Semester 2
9. Destination Products & Research TWD1201 4
10. Tour and Package Holidays TTP1101 3
11. Ticketing and Tariffs TTP1007 3
12. Marketing for Tourism & Hospitality MKT1106 4
13. Introduction to Human Resources HRP1000 3
14. Equivalency General Education GEX2000 3
15. Health & Wellness FIT1115 3
16. Workplace & Employment Writing ENG2305 3
17. Organizational Behaviour BUS2040 3
Semester 3
18. Meeting & Conference Planning TTP1103 2
19. Cross Cultural & Niche Tourism TTP1102 4
20. Tourism Law & Risk Management TTP1004 4
21. Computer Reservations TCB1101 4
22. Positive Psychology PSY1125 3
23. Introduction to Psychology I PSY1050 3
24. Equivalency General Education GEX3000 3
25. Entrepreneurship BUS3585 3
26. Customer Service BUS1600 3
Semester 4
26. Adventure Leisure & EcoTourism TTP1011 3
27. Field Placement TTP1010 7
28. Workplace Readiness TTP1009 1
29. Introduction to the Cruise Industry TTP1008 3
30. Professional Selling MKT2320 3

Hanson International Academy specializes in educating international students and only accepts non-Canadian applicants possessing valid study permits into programs for which it partners with Cambrian College.

Secondary School Diploma or mature student status, including:

  • any grade 12 English 
  • any grade 11 mathematics
  • recommended: computer competency in word processing, excel spreadsheet, and web-browser software

Applicants from non-English-speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 issued in the past 24 months
  • Exemptions may be granted to students who have completed at least 3 years of formal academic studies in which English was the medium of instruction.
  • Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the EAP program offered by HSL School of Languages. Please visit the HSL School of Languages website for further information.

All applicants can be asked to obtain a minimum score on Hanson International Academy’s English Placement Test before final approval of their application and completion of their registration.

Technology This fee is used to support technology in the classroom, open access labs, library technologies, program specific requests for specialized equipment within programs, required software to support academic program needs and learning tools and supports. As well as the development and support of Hanson App
Student Life Centre This fee assists in the running of the Student Centre and associated activities and services.
Athletic Centre This fee supports and provides the student with a membership to the Athletic Centre.
Student Recreation This fee supports the intramural and extramural sporting events accessible to all students.
Health Insurance All students have access to health benefits. This fee covers the cost of that insurance. Students may be eligible to opt-out of this insurance and receive a refund from the provider if they have pre-existing and comparable coverage.
Student ID & Print Card This fee supports the production of the student card & student print card..
Student Achievement and Records This fee is for the preparation and/or completion and postage related to offical letters, forms, transcripts, and other student records. This fee supports the costs associated with hosting convocation ceremonies for students, including providing regalia for graduates.
Career Services This fee supports career-related services, including career counselling, information sessions, career fair, etc.
Academic Support This fee supports services such as Peer Tutoring and other various Academic Workshops & Supports
Health and Counselling This fee provides students access to basic health resources and health professionals on campus, including mental health and well-being.
CSC – Health Programming The fee provides all students with access to various mental health programming opportunities provided by the Cambrian Student Council. These may include animal therapy events, healthy eating education, and various awareness campaigns.